Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, located just 75 minutes north of New York City, is seeking a full time Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join the level III NICU team.
Vassar Brothers Medical Center is a 365-bed hospital with a 15-bed Level III NICU. Vassar has the only Level III NICU between Albany and Westchester, equipped to handle all babies 23 weeks and up, caring for all medical complications except cardiology and advanced pediatric surgery.
24 hour shifts
Close collaboration with neonatologists
Excellent nursing staff
Stable group with low turn-over / high retention rates
Freedom to work independently, with excellent physician support
Opportunity to work very closely with families
Vassar is building a new 696,000 square-foot, seven-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical patient rooms and 30 critical care rooms
The ideal candidate is Master's prepared with at least 2 years of neonatal/newborn experience as a neonatal, pediatric or family medicine NP/PA. Candidate should have prior work experience in a NICU / Level III nursery setting. Most common diagnoses are prematurity, respiratory distress, sepsis evaluation, hypoglycemia.
Located on the banks of the scenic Hudson River, Vassar Brothers Medical Center is a 365-bed tertiary care hospital that provides the leading acute and critical emergency care in the region. Vassar focuses on providing the highest quality care and meeting the needs of the community of by consistently adding new services and state-of-the-art treatments with established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and children’s health services. Vassar is consistently ranked as one of the strongest cardiac programs in the United States and one of the Top 100 Heart Hospitals by Modern HealthCare Magazine.
The Hudson Valley boasts a terrific quality of life. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the region. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and the Culinary Institute of America. The area offers easy commuter access to the city via Metro North Rail Road and Amtrak rail lines. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country’s most livable locations.
Internal Number: NICU 2019
About Vassar Brothers Medical Center
Health Quest Medical Practice is part of Health Quest, the largest and most comprehensive provider of healthcare services to the one million people who reside in the New York counties of Columbia, Dutchess, Ulster, Orange, Putnam and northern Westchester. Our not-for-profit system is consistently ranked as one of New York State’s most successful Health Systems. Our hospitals include Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. Our physician practice group includes more than 200 primary care and specialist practitioners.